Get Off the Unicorn

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Random House Publishing Group, Apr 9, 2002 - Fiction
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Open these pages and discover 14 remarkable stories of fantasy by a grand master of the genre. A wonderful writer, as well as successful and beloved by fans across the world, Anne McCaffrey has created an exciting collection of telepaths, secret gifts, dangerous missions, dragonriders, and more.

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Review: Get Off the Unicorn (The Talents Universe)

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

"The Smallest Dragonboy" remains one of my favorite short stories (The small sweet kid gets his wish! The bully gets kicked out!) and I especially liked Dull Drums. Nora's dissection of the other ... Read full review

Review: Get Off the Unicorn (The Talents Universe)

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

Along with most of her other books I read this in my "Anne McCaffrey summer" between leaving high school and starting college. Skip forward a decade or more and I had half a memory of a story ... Read full review

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Lady in the Tower
A Meeting of Minds
Dull Drums
Weather on Welladay
The Thorns of Barevi
Horse from a Different Sea
The Great Canine Chorus
Finders Keeper
A Proper Santa Claus
The Smallest Dragonboy

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Anne McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 1, 1926, which she considers an auspicious date. She is a well-known author of over 50 books, mostly science fiction, and has won the coveted Hugo Award for science fiction. McCaffrey has been a writer from the time she was a child. She was educated at Radcliffe College where she graduated cum laude with a degree in Slavonic languages. She worked in advertising for Helena Rubenstein from 1947 to 1952. McCaffrey has also studied voice and, at one time, sang opera. Her first publication was a short story in Science Fiction Magazine, and Ballantine Books published her first novel, "Restoree," in 1967. The book was unique in its portrayal of a woman as the main character in a science fiction novel, a genre known for its masculine heroes. McCaffrey was the first to introduce themes of romance into the genre as well. Anne McCaffrey is best known for her "Dragonriders of Pern" series, which consists of 14 books, and the "Ship Who Sang" series. She has also written books under the pseudonym Jody Lynn. McCaffrey is divorced, has three grown children, and now lives in Ireland.

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